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Musee des Automates, Limoux

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Gain a new appreciation for uncanny automation at Musee des Automates, a museum featuring about 250 automatic puppets, nearly all created in the site's workshop. Don't be alarmed when these puppets start moving--they are designed to. The owner of the museum creates each item in a workshop, which you can usually tour if you ask. Explore seven rooms of animated puppets and objects made of metal, wood, and paper dating from the 19th century. Put Musee des Automates on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Limoux route builder app .
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  • Very nice place where all PLCs are sublime. The décor is a little dark but it is wanted, to a mysterious place. The songs are beautiful. This is a visit to make absolutely. The only complaint is that there is no parking. We were able to park in a court. It's a shame, this museum should be located in a more accessible place.
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  • This museum was very close to the house we were renting in Limoux, so we gave it a try. It also looked a bit bizarre and therefore interesting on the Youtube videos that a lot of people had posted. It...  more »
  • Museum of automatons, the word is a little abusive, it's animated puppets style department stores of Paris at Christmas you not extend to find machines with clock movements. That said has merit d "exist and provide support to the imaginary"
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